Also, reasons why you’re unable to save, reasons why you should spend, mistakes that everybody should make at least once, and why you’re a sucker if you “lather, rinse, and repeat.”
“I’ve never believed that living well was based on spending a lot of money. For me, high style has never been a question of snobbishness.”
All clothing, shoes, and accessories at the thrift-store chain Savers are being discounted by 50% from 7 a.m to 9 p.m. on Monday, September 6.
Bored, without a job, facing the mini-crisis of turning 30, and inspired after watching “Julie & Julia,” Marisa Lynch decided to take on a new project last summer: For 365 days in a row, she would mend, cut, dye, stitch, and otherwise transform secondhand clothing into a new dress daily, and she would do so with a budget of just $1 a day.
For many cars, there’s a sweet spot that occurs after a brand-new car depreciates in value and before major service expenses are likely. During this period—between roughly two and five years of age—cars don’t depreciate all that much. The result is that, with good timing, you can buy a car, drive it for a few years, and then sell it …
More foreclosures—especially among the rich—mean more estate sales, and more potential for smart shoppers to snag antiques, furniture, and fixtures at well below market value.
Why pay retail when you don’t have to? Whenever I’m shopping for something I need—and that’s pretty much the only time I go shopping, which is really more like hunting—I’ll swing by a store’s clearance section to see if something there will do the trick. Utilizing the resources listed below is the equivalent of taking a quick look in …